The mysterious "Garden-sprinkler" nebula

Animation demonstrating the effect of the (unknown) mechanism that causes Henize 3-1475's jet to precess once every 1500 years. The mechanism is compared to a common garden sprinkler.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Id:heic0308b
Release date:22 May 2003, 15:00
Related releases:heic0308
Duration:20 s

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